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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team of Luxembourg.lu selected 6 worthwhile events for this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - the choice is yours.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our editorial staff has selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Media

'100,7 Radio-Präis 2017': a third edition filled with great expectations!

The most recent edition of the fiction radio programs awards of the Luxembourg station "100,7" has just been launched.

It's been 3 years that this award rewards the most original fiction program to be aired on radio. It's a one of a kind award for Luxembourg and the Greater Region. This year it is themed around great expectations: a broad topic which can be approached in various ways and literary genres, like science-fiction, polar, documentary or even satire.

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Quality of life

Luxembourg - a happy country

The fifth edition of the World Happiness Report ranks the Grand Duchy among the twenty happiest countries in the world.

The World Happiness Report (WHR) has been published annually since 2012, at the request of the United Nations. It ranks all the countries in the world according to their overall level of happiness. This years there are 155 countries in the ranking, and the Grand Duchy is well placed.

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Festivals and traditions

Spring fair rises from its ashes

From 22 to 26 March, a breath of fresh air will be blowing through the halls at Luxexpo, which have been renamed "Luxexpo The Box". In addition to a change in identity for the site, the traditional spring fair has also had a thorough makeover. As it was felt to be out-of-date and lacking in momentum - the concept has been totally reworked. The new fair, renamed SPRINGBREAK LUXEMBOURG, will now last five days, rather than nine days as in the past. And it's being held earlier in the season.

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Environment

A pesticide free week for a healthier environment

From 20th to 30th March 2017, Luxembourg is participating for the 8th time already in the international pesticide action week.

Since the year 2008, the Ouni Pestiziden (without pesticides) campaign informs the public of the harmful impact that pesticides have on our environment and promotes the use of harmless alternatives. This years slogan: "It's your choice! Less poison, more biodiversity – a life without pesticides!», the campaign invites municipalities, citizens and companies to take part in the pesticide action week from 20th to 30th March 2017.

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Economy

S&P confirms Grand Duchy's 'AAA' rating

On 17 March 2017, the rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) confirmed the 'AAA' rating of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, with a stable outlook.

In its analysis, S&P emphasised the flourishing character of Luxembourg's economy, the efficiency of its institutions and public governance, as well as the prudent budget policy pursued by the Government. The agency is anticipating average GDP growth of 3.4% for the period 2017-2020. In particular, it expects a strengthening of household consumption following the implementation of the 2017 tax reform.

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Gastronomy

Restodays - a treat for your senses, at reasonable prices!

Take part in the 16th edition of Restodays, from 17 to 26 March.

No fewer than 38 restaurants – including three with stars – invite you to treat your senses at very reasonable prices, from 17 to 26 March 2017. Gourmets of all ages can take advantage of the event to (re-)discover some superb dishes by top chefs.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team of Luxembourg.lu selected 6 worthwhile events for this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - the choice is yours.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our editorial staff has selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Mobility

Are Luxembourgers frequent taxi users?

Going by the recent study by TNS Ilres, people living in Luxembourg City are the most frequent taxi users.

The Luxembourgish survey and opinion poll institute TNS Ilres has just published the results of a study of the transport habits of Luxembourgers carried out in February 2017, with particular regard to taxis.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team of Luxembourg.lu selected 6 worthwhile events for this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - take your pick.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our editorial staff has selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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  • Updated 24-03-2017